Lot 605 | 2014 Howell Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

Howell Mountain needs little introduction - year after year, wines from this sub-appellation end up being our most coveted wines whenever we're actually available to get our hands on any. This is an absolute bombshell from one of the finest producers in the area.

$35.00

(33 Reviews)

Discounted shipping on 12 bottles. Free shipping on 24 or more.

Lot 605 2014 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

Lot 605 | 2014 Howell Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

$35.00

(33 Reviews)

Discounted shipping on 12 bottles. Free shipping on 24 or more.

Wine Details

Impenetrably black, it offers up a remarkably intense and vibrant nose of licorice, blackberry and toasty oak framed by the yin-yang of sweet florals and scorched earth. Throughout the aromas, there is an ever-shifting and resounding woody spice/loam/mountain sage quality. Rich black fruit rides lush tannins and toasty oak in a long, heady finish.

  • Vintage
  • 2014
  • Appellation
  • Howell Mountain
  • Grape
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Alcohol by Volume
  • 14.9%
  • Cases Produced
  • 475 cases
  • Drink/hold
  • Now through 2033
  • Release Email
Cam Confidential

I think it’s fair to say Howell Mountain Cabernets built to an even remotely “culty” standard will run you well over $85/bottle, with the new “target” price somewhere in the $150-$175 range. If you take into consideration the surgical vineyard management, 3-ton fermenters, and $1200 French oak barrels involved in the production of this wine, without hesitation I can tell you that Lot 605 is an utterly insane bargain at $35/bottle. Need more convincing? Located 1800 feet up above the valley, Las Posadas Vineyard is literally 500 feet away from Dave Abreu’s also named “Las Posadas” (ahem, $600/bottle) to the north and the legendary La Jota to the south.

Reviews

33 Reviews Total

roger

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This wine has a fantastic nose and sweet oak notes. It's developing nicely. Black fruits, blueberry notes, cedar, oak.... has it all.

curiouswino42

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Decanter, poured after 10 mins.
Nose is somewhat muted with cassin and gradnite. The very deep and complex palate with dark berries and baked pie. Full body. Finish is slight but lingers.
The next day, the fruit notes and nose are more integrated. Good wine. On day 4, the wine is still just as good.

CGregory

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Great wine. It's a close call between Lots 606 and 604 but this one wins!

love CH!

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This wine was dark,smooth, and yummy! By the time I had it, it was sold out....bummer for me!

Scot

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Always had good luck with Howell Mountain. This wine is no exception. Nose is solid with all the black fruit coming through. Not a lot of complexity here so not sure if laying it down is going to produce any more to this wine. It is drinking really well now, nice balance, and perfect for any occasion. Solid wine. Enjoy.

RalphCT

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I received this cab in my wine club shipment and quickly ordered more. It was definitely the best wine in that group. It has a delightful fragrance of dark fruits and a great finish. I thoroughly enjoyed this wine. I had more in my cart on Black Friday but by the time the online ordering problem was resolved the 601 Howell Mountain Cab was out of stock. That was a bummer!

John R

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Ordered 2 bottles and enjoyed it so much,ordered 6 more to lay down

Brian

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This wine is good now, but will be fantastic in a few years. Out of stock on site, but if you can get your hands on some from another source you should do it.

Sandy

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Very smooth and it's delicious! Dark and rich, want to get more but sold out :(

Steve S

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Absolutely phenomenal. Best CH wine yet!